Industry Voices

Employers must actively dismantle the barriers to gender equality exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis

Despite the UK having some of the strongest employee protection laws in Europe, gender equality remains an issue facing our society today.


Why HR needs to be aspirational not foundational

Employee experience (EX) matters. But what should we be doing in HR to really deliver excellence?


Don’t get left behind: L&D in the digital age

Transformation in learning and development is seriously lagging behind and failing to keep up with user demand


What will return-to-work practices look like in the future?

A roundtable discussed how workplaces and employers will need to change to better accommodate parents returning to work

Why it pays to look after your employees’ health

You’ve spent time and money recruiting the right people for the right job. Now it’s time to nurture them

Don't leave retiring employees to fend for themselves

We’re working longer and face more complex choices on retirement. So it’s vital that HR plays its part in planning the post-work future for employees


Use recognition to fight the January job hunt

January is the most popular time of year for employees to look for new jobs. As many as 37% more people apply for jobs in the new year, and up to 40% more actually apply for jobs in January than other...


See stress in the workplace differently

In the UK employees work the longest hours in the EU. It should come as no surprise then that stress in the workplace is at an all-time high

Cancer – giving employees the support they need

A cancer diagnosis is just the start of a difficult journey for any employee. So how can you best support them through it?

How to create a diversity strategy that delivers

Diversity really does deliver business success. But how do you create a successful diversity strategy?

Why technology is critical to a better employee experience

For many employees the technology they use at home is far ahead of what they have at work. That needs to change rapidly


Gift cards – the ultimate Christmas staff reward?

Christmas is only a few weeks away and it’s important to start thinking about how you will motivate employees